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Shpak Family History

Shpak Name Meaning

Ukrainian Rusyn Belorussian and Jewish (eastern Ashkenazic): nickname from East Slavic shpak ‘starling’. In the case of Jewish bearers it is generally an artificial name. Americanized form of Polish and Rusyn (from Poland) Szpak or Slovak Rusyn (from Slovakia) and Czech Špak (see Spak ) all meaning ‘starling’. Compare Spack

Source: Dictionary of American Family Names 2nd edition, 2022

Similar surnames: Szpak, Supak, Spak, Shaak, Pak, Shan, Shah, Shaw, Span, Shao

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Where is the Shpak family from?

You can see how Shpak families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Shpak family name was found in the USA, and Canada between 1911 and 1920. The most Shpak families were found in Canada in 1911. In 1920 there were 3 Shpak families living in New Jersey. This was about 33% of all the recorded Shpak's in USA. New Jersey had the highest population of Shpak families in 1920.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Shpak surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Shpak ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, New Worker and Assembler were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Shpak. 60% of Shpak men worked as a New Worker and 50% of Shpak women worked as an Assembler. Some less common occupations for Americans named Shpak were Laborer and Floor Girl. .

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*We display top occupations by gender to maintain their historical accuracy during times when men and women often performed different jobs.

Top Male Occupations In 1940

  • New Worker
  • Laborer

Top Female Occupations In 1940

  • Assembler
  • Floor Girl
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Census Records

There are 746 census records available for the last name Shpak. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Shpak census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger Lists

There are 208 immigration records available for the last name Shpak. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in the USA, and how they made the journey - from the ship name to ports of arrival and departure.

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Draft Cards

There are 58 military records available for the last name Shpak. For the veterans among your Shpak ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Shpak lifespan?

Between 1963 and 2003, in the United States, Shpak life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1984, and highest in 1983. The average life expectancy for Shpak in 1963 was 67, and 74 in 2003.

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